Why Fiber Deep?
Internet speed is no longer a nice-to-have. It’s a requirement. Along with speed, customers are demanding availability, and the combination can be a challenge for MSOs. To step up, they’re trying to simplify operations with the goal of providing near-instant, high-quality access to content.
In this effort, they’re pushing digital technologies closer to subscribers, adopting virtualization technologies and employing approaches like head ends re-architected as a data center (HERD), which is an adaptation of the telco central office re-architected as a data center (CORD) initiative for the MSO market.
A new approach, “fiber deep,” underpins this new effort. It’s a large part of the next generation of cable—one that pushes fiber close to the end-user and yields a better customer experience.Read more